PaveDeuce

Pave Deuce data 

FAD #601

QF-102A

56-1457

flew 2 sorties , crashed at HollomanAFB  31 Jan 1975

FAD #602

QF-102A

56-1347

 

FAD #603

QF-102A

56-1400

 

FAD #604

PQM-102A

57-0870

flew 3 sorties , destroyed , Holloman AFB ,17 Dec 1974

FAD #605

PQM-102A

56-1419

flew 9 sorties , destroyed , Tyndall AFB , 18 Jul 1975

FAD #606

PQM-102A

56-1418

flew 7 sorties ,destroyed , Holloman AFB ,11 Dec 1974

 

First flight (#1) took place with QF-102A FAD #602 on 10 Jan 1974 at Holloman AFB, NM (a training flight).

First NULLO flight took place on 13 Aug 1974 with FAD #605 (this was flight #133 of the Pave Deuce program).

A NULLO Flight is an unmanned flight , hence a PQM-102A flight. 

Previously, ground and flight tests associated with engineering development took place at Crestview, FL. The first flight here took place on 27 Sep 1973 . The program lasted until 20 Dec 1973.

 

 

 

561419 PQM102A USAFphoto

PQM-102A "O-61419" (FAD #605)  launched from Holloman AFB , unkn. date ;  USAF photo

561418 PQM102A Holloman Sep Dec74 USAFph

PQM-102A "O-61418" (FAD #606)  close before landing of an unmanned (NULLO) flight  at  Holloman AFB, NM   Sep-Dec 1974   , USAF photo

 

561223 PQM102A 748 Tyndall Nov82 coll Ragay56-1223  FAD #748  PQM-102B, deconverted to "QF" status  returning from a mission , Tyndall AFB, FL  Nov 1982   , photo coll. Ragay

561443 F102A PQM501 Tyndall 19Oct82 LBSides 

56-1443  FAD #501  QF-102A  departing for a mission,  Tyndall AFB, FL on 19 Oct 1982 ; photo by L.B. Sides, collection Ragay

 

 

last update 12/06/2016